Adeola Fayehun combines her passion for activism with her training in journalism to tell African stories on YouTube with humor.

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Adeola Fayehun is a Nigerian journalist and political satirist who focuses on geopolitical, social and economic issues affecting Africans. She hosts a satirical news show on YouTube called Keeping It Real with Adeola, produced and published on the "Adeola Fayehun" YouTube channel. Previously, she worked for SaharaTV.

Fayehun gained notoriety in 2015 for her controversial street interview with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, during which she asked him when he would step down from office. In 2013, she interviewed former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on the streets of New York City and pressed him about his response to the Boko Haram insurgency.

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Values reset: Notes from Session 2 of TED2020

May 29, 2020

There’s a theory that the shock we’re currently experiencing is intense enough to force a radical reset of our values — of how we are and how we act. In an idea-packed session 2 of TED2020, speakers from across disciplines and walks of life looked to this aspiration of a “values reset,” sharing new thinking […]

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